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McDonald’s began as a hamburger stand in San Bernardino, California, the idea of two brothers, Dick and Mac McDonald, who brought to food what Henry Ford brought to cars: ultra-efficient assembly-line production, consistent, reliable, and scalable. But McDonald’s, the worldwide […]

A spoiled former child star makes some bad choices and ends up sentenced to 200 hours of community service as a janitor in a church, where he is cast in the annual Easter passion play — as Jesus — in […]

This ridiculous but ridiculously entertaining third chapter in the “XXX” action series is basically script by Mad Libs: Let’s have Vin Diesel [action verb] in a [location completely unrelated to action verb]. Which is how we get a motorcycle race […]

“Claire in Motion” stars Betsy Brandt (CBS’ “Life in Pieces,” AMC’s “Breaking Bad”) in story that twists the missing person thriller into an emotional take on uncertainty and loss. The film won the Narrative Spotlight Audience Award at the 2016 […]

Brett Dalton (“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D”) plays the title role in “The Resurrection of Gavin Stone,” about a spoiled former child star who is sentenced to 200 hours of community service in the town he grew up in after some bad […]

I am delighted that the terrific film “Hidden Figures” has been #1 at the box office over the past two weeks. If you haven’t seen it, go! Here’s a peek behind the scenes.

“The Resurrection of Gavin Stone” is a sweet, gentle Christian romantic comedy about a spoiled, arrogant former child actor who is sentenced to 200 hours of community service following some bad behavior. He begins as a janitor for a local […]

“Their Finest” stars Gemma Arterton, Jeremy Irons, Sam Claflin, and Jake Lacy in a story based in the British film industry during WWII. It will be in US theaters in April of 2017.

We have also come to his hallowed spot to remind America of the fierce urgency of now. This is no time to engage in the luxury of cooling off or to take the tranquilizing drug of gradualism. Now is the […]

As we celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King, every family should take time to talk about this great American leader and hero of the Civil Rights Movement. There are outstanding films and other resources for all ages. I highly […]